Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


# THE MOTHER


every day
every single day
you carry on your way

no disgust shown
not tired or worn
not a dropp of sweat from your brow
kisses the ground
with that pleasant smiley round

every day
every single day
you carry on your way

not a duty or compulsion you show
you touch every bit of this earth
that you have given birth...with joy
you touch every life on this earth
that it has given birth..with pride and joy
the granny and mummy you are
that pleasant smiley round...THE SUN

with that joy in your face
every day
every single day
you carry on your way

Submitted: Thursday, May 14, 2009
Edited: Thursday, May 14, 2009

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  • Rookie Krishnarasa Seshadri (2/26/2010 10:28:00 AM)

    beautifully written sir! it is touching! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ~ Jon London ~ (6/19/2009 9:08:00 AM)

    A beautifully written dedication piece to the most precious love...that of a mother.....great piece Sam...thanks for the share (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (6/7/2009 12:51:00 AM)

    great tribute to the best person on earth.....mom! ! well penned (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Priyanka Bhowmick (6/5/2009 11:33:00 PM)

    the perfect picturisation of a Mother... the 2nd n 4th stanza touched me a lot.10 up for this. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Maia Padua (6/2/2009 8:19:00 PM)

    great and brilliant poem...
    no disgust shown as it continues to shine the world everyday...
    every single day to watch over her children
    giving light and life to every living things on earth...
    the very proof of God's wisdom...The Sun...
    what would life be without this pleasant smiley round?
    a wonderful poem of nature's gift...of God's gift..
    The mystery of His wisdom...
    and as human, we have to take part in protecting it...
    to let it continue to carry on its way..
    a very fruitful share, my friend...
    10++++

    l♥ vel♥ ots,
    maia (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Naseer Ahmed Nasir (6/1/2009 11:41:00 PM)

    The son, the moon and the earth are your favorite metaphors.
    The Sun as the granny and mommy......A wonderful image.
    The life on earth is much dependent on sun. A universal poem.
    Regards
    Naseer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Roshni D'Souza (5/31/2009 9:51:00 AM)

    I'm glad you clarify who you are writing this about as the poem progresses... I was just about to feel horrible about myself as a mother because I ceratinly have days where I am 'tired and worn' and have ample 'disgust shown'. Nice metaphor, though! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 22 Points Chandrashekar A Posy Poet (5/28/2009 11:10:00 PM)

    a resonant creation! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Naseer Ahmed Nasir (5/20/2009 4:45:00 AM)

    A very beautiful and fine poem for a mother. All mothers are same in nature.
    This is really a good poem, Samanyan.........10.
    Best Wishes
    Naseer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Barry A. Lanier (5/19/2009 9:12:00 PM)

    a fine tribute to moms (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Carl Harris (5/19/2009 2:33:00 PM)

    Well, this is a fine poem, one that's well written and expressed, and creates a loving portrait of what many of us think a mother should be, samanyan. Thanks for this excellent poem and fine read. Carl. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vidi Writes (5/18/2009 12:24:00 AM)

    This is a conception of mother
    Universally accepted.
    How amny such mothers can be there ever smiling? ? ?
    The toil of day takes away the smile from her
    But its sure.. behind evry different face of a mother
    Strong loving pulpitations takes shape each bit of a second.

    Good read. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 312 Points Indira Renganathan (5/17/2009 10:16:00 AM)

    Yes, every mother is great including your own children's mother...good poem with a good refrain (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (5/16/2009 10:45:00 PM)

    Mother takes joy in serving her children; nothing else can give her satisfaction..a very good poem my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Maitreyee Joshi (5/16/2009 8:21:00 AM)

    an expression so true to the image of every mother. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tsira Goge (5/16/2009 4:27:00 AM)

    samanyan, Very warm poems, it is remarkable....10.
    All bedt.
    Tsira (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (5/15/2009 10:48:00 AM)

    As you say, the best among the Lord's creations is 'Mother.' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Raj Arumugam (5/15/2009 3:24:00 AM)

    a loving tribute to mothers (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Carol Gall (5/14/2009 11:51:00 PM)

    beautiful the sun - mom lovely contrast (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 62 Points Kesav Easwaran (5/14/2009 10:07:00 PM)

    The sun depicted as a mother there...good concept...well brought out...10 (Report) Reply

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